MCQ – 89260

Question

A 7-year-old child with a history of recurrent granulomatous skin infections and a prior episode of Aspergillus pneumonia undergoes a partial hepatectomy to treat a poorly draining liver abscess. The patient is thought to have a mutation of a structural component of a neutrophil oxidase. This child also has an increased vulnerability to infections caused by:

A.

Pseudomonas cepacia

B.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

C.

Cryptococcus neoformans

D.

Herpes simplex type 1

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